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Boston Blacksmithing: Tools and Techniques

on November 20, 2018
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Blacksmiths are professionals that create iron features using a hammer and anvil; this process is referred to as forging. When heated, iron becomes soft and it’s possible to reshape it easily into the required form. The craft has evolved in a big way over the centuries and a number of different tools and techniques are used in the work such as:

Balcony and Iron Decks Cleaning and Restoration

on November 16, 2018
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If you have a metal balcony and iron decks, they are a value-add to your home. Not only are they resilient and durable, but are also aesthetically appealing. But like many other materials, these too require regular maintenance to prevent corrosion and deterioration.

Appealing and Functional: Custom Spiral Staircases Designs

on November 12, 2018
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Installing custom spiral staircases in your home is one of the best ways to add the interest quotient to the place. Modern day architecture and interior design lean very heavily on the use of open floor plans and more universal designs, which is why you don’t commonly see spiral staircases in homes these days.  If you are wondering whether custom spiral staircases are for you, refer to the information below: 

Starting a Project: Wrought Iron Fences Sizes and Recommendations

on September 22, 2018
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Fences are an important part of a property’s outdoor appearance. A great fence will contribute to your home’s value and curb appeal, but a bad one can easily become an eyesore. At Boston Ironworks, we have worked with wrought iron fences for several years now and encourage people to consider fence height carefully. It’s not uncommon for property owners to install a taller or shorter fence that they need. Here are some options to consider:

Keep Them Always Safe: Gate Designs for Pets

on September 20, 2018
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Pets can bring great joy and comfort to anyone’s life, but they’re a big responsibility. These curious and adventurous creatures will explore their environment fearlessly and place their well-being at risk. Puppies who haven’t yet learned how to climb can venture to the stairs and grown dogs can enter the kitchen looking for food.

Be prepared: Importance of Fire Escape Service

on September 18, 2018
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No one really believes they’ll experience a disaster like a raging fire until they’re right in the middle of it. It is easy to ignore the fire safety arrangements of a property and let them fall into a state of disrepair. Unfortunately, this can place your well-being at risk and can even lead to fatalities. At Boston Ironworks, we believe property owners should maintain their fire escapes well to ensure they can be used safely during an emergency.

History of Metal Fabrication

on August 20, 2018
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Metal fabrication is an intricate art form that requires considerable skill and careful training. Even with modern technology and tools, this process is complicated and time-consuming. This is considered one of the oldest elemental skills learned by man and is still one of the most relevant fields today.

Custom Spiral Staircases Maintenance

on August 18, 2018
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Like all man-made structures, custom spiral staircases are vulnerable to wear and tear. Regular use, exposure to different temperature conditions or moisture, dust, etc., can cause damage over time. The only way to avoid all of this damage is to ensure your staircase is well-maintained from the get-go. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend the tips mentioned below for maintaining your spiral staircases:

Appealing Handicap Railings Designs

on August 15, 2018
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Public buildings like government offices, schools, libraries, etc., need to provide comfortable access to people with disabilities. Things like ramps and handicap railings are essential and will make sure people can move through the building easily. However, many property owners believe installing handicap railings can compromise the design of their property. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend the following tips that will help you create an appealing handicap railings installation:

Balcony Railing Planters for your Home

on July 14, 2018
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Everyone needs a bit of greenery and life in their environment. There’s something soothing about plants, flowers, and herbs, which is why most people have some sort of garden in their home. Unfortunately, not all properties have enough space for a full-fledged garden but that doesn’t mean you have to give it up.

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